SAMVIDHAN DIVAS

Posted on January 21st, 2021 @ 09:05am

"Constitution is not a mere Lawyers document, It is a vehicle of life, And its spirit is always the spirit of the age.”

- Dr. Bhimrao Ramaji Ambedkar

The 71st Anniversary of the Adoption of our constitution was celebrated in the RK University Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Rajkot as “The Constitution Day'' on November 26, 2020. This day is celebrated in the honor and memory of Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, the architect of Indian Constitution. The Constitution Day is also celebrated as National Law Day or Samvidhan Divas in India.

The ceremony was began with Pratima Pujan of Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar and lamp lighting as symbol of knowledge done by Dr. Manoj Pande, Dr. Bhavin Dubal, Dr. Hemant Bamane, Dr. MIlind Chatrabhuji, Dr. Sheetal Tokle and tribute was also paid by all staff. Then came the culmination of the ceremony - a speech on our Constitution which took us on a journey of our constitution from its history to its present day. Dr. Nivedita Dhanvijay highlighted the importance of the day. ‘Constitution Day’, also known as ‘Samvidhan Divas’. Previously this day was observed as “National Law Day”. In India, 26th November of every year is being celebrated to commemorate the adoption of Indian Constitution. On 26th November 1949, the Constituent Assembly adopted the Constitution of India and came into effect on January 26th, 1950

The Constitution declares India a sovereign, socialist, democratic republic by assuring its citizens justice, equality and liberty and endeavours to promote fraternity. The Indian Constitution is the world’s longest for a sovereign nation. At its enactment, it had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules. The Constitution has a preamble and 470 articles which are grouped into 25 parts with 12 schedules and 5 appendices. It has been amended 104 times, the latest amendment became effective on 14th January 2019. On 19th November 2015 the government of India declared 26th November as Constitution Day by a gazette notification. The Prime Minister of India, Respected Shri Narendra Modi ji made a declaration on 11th October, 2015 while laying the foundation stone of Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar statue of equality memorial in Mumbai. Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar who chaired the drafting committee of the Constitution Assembly has also played the crucial role in drafting of the Indian Constitution, thus the government chose this day to celebrate the importance of the constitution. And also the main motto behind the celebration of this day is to spread thoughts and ideas of Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.

The Constitution declares India a sovereign, socialist, democratic republic by assuring its citizens justice, equality and liberty and endeavours to promote fraternity. The Indian Constitution is the world’s longest for a sovereign nation. At its enactment, it had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules. The Constitution has a preamble and 470 articles which are grouped into 25 parts with 12 schedules and 5 appendices. It has been amended 104 times, the latest amendment became effective on 14th January 2019. On 19th November 2015 the government of India declared 26th November as Constitution Day by a gazette notification. The Prime Minister of India, Respected Shri Narendra Modi ji made a declaration on 11th October, 2015 while laying the foundation stone of Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar statue of equality memorial in Mumbai. Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar who chaired the drafting committee of the Constitution Assembly has also played the crucial role in drafting of the Indian Constitution, thus the government chose this day to celebrate the importance of the constitution. And also the main motto behind the celebration of this day is to spread thoughts and ideas of Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.

The Constitution declares India a sovereign, socialist, democratic republic by assuring its citizens justice, equality and liberty and endeavours to promote fraternity. The Indian Constitution is the world’s longest for a sovereign nation. At its enactment, it had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules. The Constitution has a preamble and 470 articles which are grouped into 25 parts with 12 schedules and 5 appendices. It has been amended 104 times, the latest amendment became effective on 14th January 2019. On 19th November 2015 the government of India declared 26th November as Constitution Day by a gazette notification. The Prime Minister of India, Respected Shri Narendra Modi ji made a declaration on 11th October, 2015 while laying the foundation stone of Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar statue of equality memorial in Mumbai. Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar who chaired the drafting committee of the Constitution Assembly has also played the crucial role in drafting of the Indian Constitution, thus the government chose this day to celebrate the importance of the constitution. And also the main motto behind the celebration of this day is to spread thoughts and ideas of Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.

She also mentioned that such a huge, vast code of law and conduct has been framed by the Father of Indian Constitution for the upliftment of the society & nation’s betterment was an incredible contribution. She also urged that people should always defend their fundamental rights and also they should not forget their duties as a citizen of India.

The event was then completed by vowing a pledge of the Preamble, the assembly hall echoed with the words “We the people of India…..”